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Address: Kaikohe - Okaihau, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800 867 87245
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We started with a bonus day from Kerikeri, through the Waitangi forest (quite good) ending up swooping down through the golf course to the Treaty House (very good), then along to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 May 2016
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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rotorua
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Northland aware that the Twin Coast Cycle Trail was not completed, but keen to ride most of the finished sections. First a positive comment: the trail, as might be expected since it follows a railway line, is well-graded and smooth with only a couple of steep sections. We started at Opua, intending to do the Opua-Taumarere section.... More 

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Thank 352geoff
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We started with a bonus day from Kerikeri, through the Waitangi forest (quite good) ending up swooping down through the golf course to the Treaty House (very good), then along to Opua and the first part of the cycleway which ends at the as-yet-unfinished rail bridge. Even when this is finished cyclists will have to take $10 train ride to... More 

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1 Thank yeosteve
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to this ride. But were very dissapointed. We staeted at the Western end of the Opua stage hoping ro ride to Opua. For a start the long rail bridge was closed to all traffic. Something NOT notified on their Web page. So we tried to ride to Kawakawa and that section was closed too. Northland District... More 

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Thank Laurie R
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Started at the old train station at Kawakawa for an out-and-back, Began well at the Kawakawa end and the station is really cool. Good coffee to. Flat well formed trail along the old railway line. But the further along towards Otiria I got the clearer it became the locals really do not want the cycle trail at all. Deliberately placed... More 

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5 Thank KM0803
Wanaka, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Fantastic strongly recommended. Nice scenery and trail goes thru native bush. Beautiful cafe in Kaikohe next to the Caltex station.

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Thank Kelley B
Clackamas County, Oregon
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159 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Our party of 3 used Top Trail tours via Fullers Tours. Ray picked us up at the Paihia wharf, outfitted us with appropriate good-quality bikes and helmets, and drove us to the trail. We biked for 20 kilometers, passing through Kaikohe on the way, ending at Okaihau. The bike trail is on a former railroad right-of-way, and generally is mild... More 

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Thank Raelene L
Whangarei, New Zealand
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223 reviews
103 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

A great day to blow AWAY the cobwebs. Workmates decided to clear the air and simply rode Opua to Taumarere. This is just 6.8 km. We did intend to catch the train to Kawakawa but the times did not suit. In hind site we should have biked the 4km, which looked a good track. The track Opua to Taumarere is... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

I have been to the Paihia region a few times now so this was something different and fun to do wit a couple of friends to get out and about and we had a lovely sunny day to do it. The ride was relatively easy and there are little plaques on the way to teach you about local flora and... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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165 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

My husband and I needed some relaxation and decided to ride this trail which is 14kms from Kaikohe to Okaihau and return, so about 30kms altogether, as we left our car in the town. We had our own bikes and the trail is mostly flat and easy going. We are not regular bikers so found that the 30kms was just... More 

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2 Thank marya7
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2013

We had our own bikes and started the trail at Okaihau leaving our car parked there. The first 500m is testing until the trail climbs up to the original rail route. It's all very pleasant with good traction and regular signposts en route. The scenery is OK and it's a relaxing ride. We didn't see any toilets. The tunnel is... More 

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